Definitions

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  • suffix A type of sound e.g. allophone.
  • suffix A device that makes a sound e.g. saxophone.
  • suffix A device related to the telephone e.g. textphone.
  • suffix A speaker of a certain language e.g. Francophone.
  • suffix Part of some classical names, e.g., Persephone, Tisiphone.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek φωνή (phone, "sound"), related to fame.

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